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Background Accreditation organizations broadened program assessment criteria in ways that present challenges for the evaluation of learning outcomes. This is especially the case in courses where there are not narrowly defined questions or definitive solutions, such as engineering ethics. While protocols for learning assessment exist, there is limit...
Concept mapping (CM) activities are well understood as a formative, generative and summative means to assess learning and document knowledge acquisition in a variety of disciplines. Within Engineering Education (EE) and other STEM fields, CM has been deemed successful in assessing whether a given set of students have achieved learning goals associa...
We consider scholarly conversations about digital citizenship as a continuation of centuries of discourse about citizenship, democracy, and technoscience. Conceptually, we critique portrayals of citizenship from Jeffersonian polities to technical literacy to critical health and environmental justice movements. This analysis forms the basis for prop...
The goal of this paper is to share the results of an exploratory study using concept maps as an assessment technique for Criteria 3 and 5 set forth by EC2000. Concept maps were used to assess baseline student knowledge at the start of a course against a post-test to ascertain the knowledge acquired during a year-long Science, Technology and Society...